Living By The Word Praise and Worship Ctr.

Preaching The Gospel to Everyone

Our Leaders

Pastor Randy Stewart James, Sr.


Pastor Randy Stewart James preached his trial sermon on November 23, 1997 at Ebenezer A.M.E. Zion Church under the leadership of Bishop Timothy Farrar. Pastor James attended Zion Bible College. He was ordained on November 21, 2009 at New Millennium Ministries in Clayton, North Carolina. Pastor James was born in Plymouth, North Carolina and he served in the United States Army for eight years. He is graduate of Martin Community College with an Associate degree in Business Administration. Pastor Randy James is married to Sylvia Nesmith James. They have 5 beautiful children,10 grandchildren and 1 dog, Oreo James.

First Lady 

Evangelist Rev. Sylvia Nesmith James


Evangelist Sylvia Nesmith James was born in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. She has been speaking,evangelizing and ministering since 1994. She answered the call of Jesus to preach the gospel, He said "Go" and she has be going every since. Evangelist James was ordained on November 21, 2009 at New Millennium Ministries in Clayton, North Carolina and again on December 13, 2010 at Living By The Word Praise And Worship Center in Fuquay-Varina, NC  . Her word of praise is, "I have a charge to keep and a God to glorify ." She is a graduate of Intra Med Institute and American Medical Technology where she received her certificate for Registered Medical Assistant and Registered Phlebotomy. She has a loving and caring spirit for all people. As she has said so many times, "It's not about me, it's about Jesus" She is married to the love of her life Pastor Randy S. James Sr.